SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Orcadas /Arg./ (RUS) 60° 45' 00.0" S 44° 43' 00.0" W Station
Name ID: 119780 Place ID: 10659

Orcadas Station (USA) 60° 44' 19.0" S 44° 44' 16.0" W Station
Name ID: 136243 Place ID: 10659

A year-round station operated by Argentina opened in 2004 - Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP), May 18, 2006.

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